Sailfish meaning

sālfĭsh
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Either of two large marine fishes, Istiophorus albicans of the Atlantic Ocean or I. platypterus of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, having a large saillike dorsal fin and an elongated, spearlike upper jaw.
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Any of a genus (Istiophorus, family Istiophoridae) of large, tropical marine billfishes with elongated scales, a sail-like dorsal fin, and a sword-shaped upper jaw.
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A fish of the genus Istiophorus, having a characteristic sail-like fin on its back.
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Origin of sailfish